Preity Zinta, Hrithik Roshan win big at Samsung IIFA Awards

MUMBAI: Preity Zinta and Hrithik Roshan will be big winners tonight as they will be awarded the Samsung Diva award and the Samsung Style Icon award respectively at the Samsung IIFA Awards 2005 today.



Samsung Style Icon and Samsung Diva awards are given at the Samsung IIFA Awards every year to the film actor / actress who epitomises the best of style and looks, personality and performance, and most importantly, is rated best on these parameters by the common man.



Samsung India had carried out an online voting process on the Samsung India website between 20 May - 5 June 2005 for selecting the recipient of the Samsung Style Icon and Samsung Diva awards.

This was also promoted extensively on other sites like and The company received a phenomenal response to this online voting contest and both Hrithik and Preity won by a convincing margin.



"The Samsung Style Icon and Samsung Diva awards have been growing in popularity year on year, if we consider the response to the online contest that is being carried out, as an indicator," said Samsung India deputy managing director Ravinder Zutshi.

This is the third year in succession that these awards are being given away by Samsung at the Samsung IIFA Awards. Over the past couple of years these awards have been bagged by Fardeen Khan and Rekha in the year 2003, and Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor in 2004.

Samsung IIFA Awards 2005 are being held in Amsterdam and the two awards will be given away by Zutshi.

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